Hand Brim Ironer

Press felt-hat brims to smooth, curl, and shape brims.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Brim Ironers do?

Presses felt-hat brims to smooth, curl, and shape brim, using hand iron: Sets hand iron on heated plate to heat iron. Places cardboard protector ring over crown to protect sides from hot iron. Moistens brim, using damp sponge. Lifts iron from heated plate, inserts hat brim edge into forming slot of iron, and places hat on worktable. Presses iron around brim to smooth, curl, and shape hat brim. May place hat brim over steam hose to improve finish and remove iron marks. May shape and form depressions and creases in hat crown by hand according to style of hat.

Should I be a Hand Brim Ironer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Brick Yard Hand, Brim Ironer, Hand

    How to become a Hand Brim Ironer

    Hand Brim Ironers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Hand Brim Ironer-related education!
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